Market News | FoodAgro Ethiopia 2017

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  • Ethiopia's poultry giants: From $3,500 start-up now hitting $1.6m in sales

    Posted on :Saturday , 22nd April 2017

    The high demand for poultry in Ethiopia is shaping the lives of a group of friends who came together in 2010 to start a poultry farm.

    In the capital Addis Ababa, Friendship Agroindustry is now the second largest supplier of chicken and other poultry products.

    The company was started after they put their personal savings together and took a loan of 3,500 US dollars . . .

  • Dangote could be world's largest rice exporter by 2021

    Posted on :Saturday , 22nd April 2017

    Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, could be the world’s biggest rice exporter in the next five years. This is according to the head of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina.

    Akinwumi was Nigeria’s Agriculture minister when Dangote was the largest importer of rice into Africa’s most populous nation.

    He recounted how the bill. . .

  • Ethiopia: Govt Committed to Increasing Agriculture Productivity

    Posted on :Friday , 24th March 2017

    Recently, Ethiopia has launched the new Agricultural Extension Strategy, which is considered to speed up the transformation of Ethiopian agriculture. The Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources had recently tabled the new Strategy for discussion with stakeholders.

     
    According to the discussion, the agricultural, market-oriented, climate change extension services. . .

  • Ethiopia: Ministry Launches New Agricultural Extension Strategy to Transform Sector

    Posted on :Thursday , 23rd March 2017

    The Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resource said the new Agricultural Extension Strategy is believed to speed up the transformation of Ethiopian agriculture. This was disclosed Monday when the new Ethiopian Agricultural Extension Strategy tabled for discussion with stakeholders.

     
    Minister Dr. Eyasu Abriha on the occasion said currently the agricultural, market-o. . .

  • Ethiopia: Biotechnology Can Improve Agricultural Productivity - COMESA Advisor

    Posted on :Wednesday , 22nd March 2017

    Agriculture is the mainstay of our economy as 80 per cent of the population earns its living directly from it. It supplies food to local market and also serve as a means of hard currency earning. However, as a rain-fed one, it is highly vulnerable to extreme weather conditions such as drought and flood. Moreover, the prevalence of pests and herbs highly compromise the amount of yield.

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